# SOLUTION: Find both the x intercept and the y intercept of the line given by the equation x+8y+5=0

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-systems Question 177453: Find both the x intercept and the y intercept of the line given by the equation x+8y+5=0Answer by nerdybill(6962)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!To find the y-intercepts, set x=0 and solve for y: x+8y+5=0 0+8y+5=0 8y=-5 y= -5/8 Therefore, the y-intercept is at (0, -5/8) . To find the x-intercepts, set y=0 and solve for x: x+8y+5=0 x+8(0)+5=0 x+5=0 x = -5 Therefore, the x-intercept is at (-5, 0)